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About the Hospital

The not-for-profit hospital corporation, commonly known as United Medical Center or UMC, is a District of Columbia government hospital (not a private 501(c)(3) entity) serving Southeast DC and surrounding Maryland communities.

Year Opened: 1966

Our Mission

United Medical Center is dedicated to the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted in our care.

Our Vision

  • UMC is an efficient, patient-focused, provider of high quality health care the community needs.
  • UMC will employ innovative approaches that yield excellent experiences.
  • UMC will improve the lives of District residents by providing high value, integrated and patient-centered services.
  • UMC will empower health care professionals to live up to their potential to benefit our patients.
  • UMC will collaborate with others to provide high value, integrated and patient-centered services.

Leadership

CEO: Matthew Hamilton
CMO: Dennis Haghighat, MD
COO: Andrea Gwyn, FACHE
CNO: Jacqueline Payne-Borden
VP of Quality & Performance Improvement: Jasmin Hammad

Contact Information

1310 Southern Avenue SE, 
Washington, D.C., 20032
Phone: 202-574-6000